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December 2010

This could be a snapshot pulled out of someone’s bad dream—a room full of holes, a room full of places to fall into, maybe even hell. Though it didn’t lead to sulfury caverns, this piping was made to ... more

History

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Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

Ten years on, Gen Horiuchi’s patient, perfectionist approach pays off for the Saint Louis Ballet. more

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Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

Kay Michael Kramer would rather spend all night aligning tiny scrolls and hand-placing 10-point type than sacrifice what fine printing used to be. more

Give a gift that's not wine. more

Dining

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Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

A restaurant's namesake adds to an empire on South Grand. more

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Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

10427 Clayton Frontenac 314-569-0405 viaviavino.com Dinner only, Tue–Sat For those who’ve been sequestered for the last decade, allow us to acquaint you with the “wine bar”: 1) This century’s new ha... more

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Photograph courtesy of The Katz Company

Ethel Merman meets Sammy Davis Jr. more

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Illustration by Jon Krause

How stress burns images into our brain—and age dissolves them more

Kindness or a curse? more

How to launch your own nonprofit more

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Photograph by Whitney Curtis

Just determining where to start is a daunting task. Here are a few hints from some seasoned philanthropists. more

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Illustration by Jesse Kuhn

Few activities do more to boost the heart and soul than helping others. more

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Photograph by Whitney Curtis

How St. Louis nonprofits have weathered the downturn more

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Illustration by Jesse Kuhn

The pros and cons of anonymous giving more

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Photograph by Whitney Curtis

A lot of seeds were planted a quarter-century ago at Habitat for Humanity’s first St. Louis house. more

Philanthropy from every angle more

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Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

Relics of St. Louis’ past are scattered all across the region. You just have to know where to look. more

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Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

A small group carries on a strange wintertime tradition. more

A strange new world from Scott Phillips more

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Courtesy of Great Rivers Greenway District

How biking continues to evolve in St. Louis more